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Disc Golf Courses

Disc Golf CourseAs stated by the Professional Disc Golf Association, Disc Golf is played much like traditional golf. Instead of a ball and clubs, however, players use a flying disc, or Frisbee® and share with "ball golf" the object of completing each hole in the fewest number of strokes (or, in the case of disc golf, fewest number of throws).

A golf disc is thrown from a tee area to a target which is the "hole" called a Pole Hole®, an elevated metal basket. As a player progresses down the fairway, he must make each consective shot from the spot where the previous throw landed.

The trees, shrubs, and terrain changes located in and around the fairways provide challenging obstacles for the golfer.

Disc Golf BasketFinally, the "putt" lands in the basket and the hole is completed. Disc golf shares the same joys and frustrations of traditional golf, whether it's sinking a long putt or hitting a tree half way down the fairway.

The City of Nampa has two 9-hole disc golf courses located at West Park on Lonestar Road and Osborne Park on S. Royal Meadows Dr. (see Interactive Park Map for exact locations).

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